Extract from Investment Policy
3.2.2 Responsible Investment: The Trust considers the social and environmental consequences of its investments, both positive and negative, within the context of rigorous financial analysis.
3.4 Responsible Investment
3.4.1 The Trust believes it has a responsibility to consider, in the context of its investment decisions, the negative and positive effects on society and the environment of decisions made by the companies, institutions and governments in which it invests. In particular:
- Human rights and wellbeing
- Labour standards
- The environment
- Bribery and corruption
- Appropriate governance structures and processes
3.4.2 The Trust may invest in products which are specifically designed to meet the Trust's responsible investment goals.
3.4.3 The Trust encourages its fund managers to consider environmental, social and governance matters in relation to all investment decisions. When selecting and monitoring fund managers, the Trust will seek information about the capacity and practices of potential fund managers to consider environmental, social and governance matters in investment decisions.
3.4.6 As an asset owner signatory of the PRI, the Trust is eligible to cast an organisational vote to elect representatives to the PRI Board. Participation in any voting process is determined by the chairperson and chief executive.